Creator

Unknown

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Image Approximate Date

ca. 1850

Creation Date

2015

Source

Accession 1500, Medieval Manuscript Collection

Description

Koran. Egypt, ca. 1850. Modern manuscript executed in a medieval style. Approx. 175 x 115 mm (written area approx. 115 x 62 mm). Single column, 15 lines. Embellished in gold and red. The manuscript was produced in the late 19th century in the style of a manuscript of the medieval era.

Dimensions

175 x 115 mm (written area approx. 115 x 62 mm)

Collection Location

Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Rights

Information concerning copyright must be secured in writing from the Director of the Louise Pettus Archives.

Language

Arabic

Identifier

Accession 1500- Med MS 21B

Notes

Koran—also spelled Quran—means “the recitation”. The book composed of sacred writings accepted by Muslims as revelations made to Muhammad by Allah though the angel Gabriel. [Mish, Frederick C., ed. Webster's Ninth New Collegiate Dictionary. Springfield, MA: Merriam-Webster, Inc., 1990.]

Keywords

Koran, Egypt, Medieval Style

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